Grey Flash 2751

The history and restoration of a Vincent HRD Grey Flash

In this post I will give instructions on how to mate with a 1940s Smiths chronometric tachometer… 🧑🏻‍🏫

Okay, that was a lame joke BUT such is the patinated beauty of this instrument that just looking at it positively generates an erection…

The re-profiled bracket.

The bracket was re-profiled as outlined in a previous post. It was then sent out to be dull chromium plated for the second time…

Oh no, I’ve “premmed”…

That looks so in-keeping with all this restoration has been focused on: the icing on the cake, a veritable visual smorgasbord, a riot of the senses, an orgy of ocular splendour, a classic motorcycle aficionado’s wet dream, a… I could wax lyrical ad infinitum…

In the meantime, Bert has been wrestling with the profile of the exhaust pipe… Details of this to follow.

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